Memory Card Recovery Free Download - Recover Lost Data

Expandable data storage devices or SD Cards have such a vital role to play in our everyday lives. From smartphones to DSLRs, they store all the memories of our lives and there’s nothing like losing all this valuable data all for a memory card. But it happens all the time that we want to recover data from memory card after we lost or delete data on a memory card accidently. How to perform memory card recovery? Any tutorial? OK, let’s get started to learn how to do memory card data recovery.

Recommended recovery software: iBeesoft Data Recovery

iBeesoft Data Recovery, I would say, is the best data retrieval solution to recover deleted data and lost files from memory cards.Whether you have lost the data from permanent deletion, formatting the memory card, corrupted memory card, virus attack or from any other unknown reasons, it proves to be a secure and effective data recovery solution for your memory card. It supports all file types like photos, audio, video, documents etc. and supports all kinds of SD cards, hard drives, USB flash devices and other storage media. It offers free data recovery of up to 200MB of data, of over 100 file types and with a facility to preview your data just to make sure you restore only the data you require.

Step-by-step guide for how to use iBeesoft Data Recovery to recover data on memory card

Step 1. Download & Install

Download the best memory card recovery software and install it in your system by following the built-in instructions. Upon successful installation, you should see the below start page appear on your screen. iBeesoft Data Recovery is fully compatible with Windows PC. There will be no problem for the incompatibility issue at all.

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Step 2. Connect Memory Card to Computer

Whether the memory card you want to recover files from is for phone, tablets or camera, you need to connect it with your computer, letting the computer detect it as an external hard drive. If it is in a phone or tablet, just connect the device with computer via a USB cable and enable the USB debugging as well. If it is for a camera, you need to insert it into a card reader, then connect the card reader with your computer.

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Step 3. Select Category

Of all the categories available like email, document, photos, video etc., select the type of file or data you want to recover. All the categories or types of data are selected by default. If you want to recover, say, a document, click on the already checked "All file types" option to uncheck all the categories and then select documents only. Next, click on the Start button to begin scanning the device.

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Step 4. Select the Memory Card to Scan

Now, of all the folder or partition, external hard drive choices available, select the memory card you want to look for the missing or lost file in and to perform memory card recovery. Next, you will see a Scan button in the top right corner of the screen. Click on it to start scanning for the deleted files.

select the memory card to scan

Step 5. Select files to recover

Of the retrieved output files list in the result window, you can recover the lost or deleted files from the memory card. Note that by using iBeesoft Data Recovery you also have the facility to preview the files before you save them just so you may save only the files you intend to recover. The Recover button on the screen saves the selected files to your system.

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About Deep Scan

If in case you are not satisfied with the list of files retrieved for the memory card or if the files you were expecting retrieval of aren’t found in the scan or if the scan fetches an empty list, you can go for the deep scan option to search for the lost files. It is also to be noted that the deep scan may take longer to complete compared to the traditional scan but it is more efficient.

What if you get an error message saying you have corrupt data? What Next?

The first thing to do in such a scenario where you come across a corrupted SD Card or where the data in the storage device is corrupted is to take a backup of the data before doing anything else. You can still try the iBeesoft Data Recovery to backup the data and its retrieval. Just follow the above steps and recover all data with just a few clicks.

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